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RE: [PrimeNumbers] A REPUNIT OBSERVATION - 2

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  • Paul Leyland
    ... Yes, it has been observed before. A rather long time before, in fact. It is a simple consequence of Rp being equal to (10^p-1)/(10-1). I write it in this
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 29, 2004
      > Is this OBSERVATION part of a know theorem or has this OBSERVATION
      > been published before? I would appreciate any references to support
      > my studies.
      >
      > I would enjoy sharing my proof notes on the OBSERVATION and related
      > matters with interested parties.

      Yes, it has been observed before. A rather long time before, in fact.
      It is a simple consequence of Rp being equal to (10^p-1)/(10-1). I
      write it in this form to indicate that the result holds in all bases
      when p and 10 (i.e. the base) are co-prime.


      Paul
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